Hispanic Culture Quiz

15 Questions
Hispanic Culture Quiz

Answer the following 15 questions about various aspects of Hispanic culture. ¡Buena suerte!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What sport is VERY popular in Spanish-speaking countries?
    • A. 

      Lacrosse

    • B. 

      Football

    • C. 

      Soccer

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      12-hour clock

    • B. 

      24-hour clock

    • C. 

      48-hour clock

  • 3. 
    Check the box of the countries that actually speak Spanish.
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Bolivia

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 4. 
    How many countries speak Spanish?  Type in a number as your answer. You can either write the number in word form OR in numeral form.
  • 5. 
    Which would be used in PRICES in Spanish-speaking countries, a DECIMAL or a COMMA? Make sure you spell the word correctly.
  • 6. 
    What type of language is Spanish?
    • A. 

      Balto-Slavic

    • B. 

      Celtic

    • C. 

      Germanic

    • D. 

      Romance

  • 7. 
    What is the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world?
    • A. 

      Mexico City

    • B. 

      Madrid

    • C. 

      Buenos Aires

    • D. 

      Havana

  • 8. 
    What is the dress code of schools in Spain and Latin America?
    • A. 

      Uniforms

    • B. 

      T-shirt and jeans

    • C. 

      Suits and dresses

    • D. 

      Personal choice

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Father's last name followed by mother's last name

    • B. 

      Mother's last name followed by father's last name

    • C. 

      Father's last name only

    • D. 

      Mother's last name only

  • 10. 
    What does the Mexican holiday "El cinco de mayo" mean in English?
    • A. 

      May 15th

    • B. 

      March 15th

    • C. 

      March 5th

    • D. 

      May 5th

  • 11. 
    How many people speak Spanish THROUGHOUT THE WORLD?  Type in a number as your answer.  You can either write the number in word form OR in numeral form.
  • 12. 
    How do the seasons of the Northern Hemisphere compare to the seasons of the Southern Hemisphere?
    • A. 

      They're reversed.

    • B. 

      They're exactly the same.

    • C. 

      What's a season?

  • 13. 
    The holiday "El cinco de mayo" is a celebration of the Mexican army defeating what country?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      China

  • 14. 
    What is FALSE about the expression "Chao"?
    • A. 

      It's way of saying "Goodbye".

    • B. 

      It's an Italian expression.

    • C. 

      It is meant for people that you don't know very well.

    • D. 

      It's used in several other European languages.

  • 15. 
    What is "All Saints' Day", or "Day of the Dead", in Spanish?
    • A. 

      "El cinco de mayo"

    • B. 

      "El día de independencia"

    • C. 

      "La Navidad"

    • D. 

      "El día de los muertos"